The importance of reading ‘clean beauty’ labels
May17

The importance of reading ‘clean beauty’ labels

Story written by Nicole Villanueva We have all heard that healthy skin starts from within. While this can be true, many have also turned to skincare to aid in achieving healthy looking skin. Clean skin care has recently become more of a want among consumers. The packaging of a product, however, can be misleading. When we read “free of” it can distracts us from wanting to read any further because we assume it is completely clean. The...

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Art Burnout: An Artists Guide
May17

Art Burnout: An Artists Guide

If you’re an artist, you know the pain of sitting in a chair hunched over for hours, trying to get that piece done that you’ve been putting off for days. Not only is this detrimental to your physical health, but also your mental health. Here are five ways to de-stress and re-energize.   Take a break.   Sitting and looking at a screen or gripping that pencil, marker or paint brush for long hours at a time puts a...

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New pop-up market gives vegans a place to indulge in unique food items
May10

New pop-up market gives vegans a place to indulge in unique food items

Alyssa Bassir, local vegan baker, created a place to spread awareness of veganism. Thistle and Sage had their first night market at Vail Headquarters last month. Since then, people all over southern California have been raving about it. The market occurs on the third Saturday of each month from 4-8pm. Not only is the event free of admission charges, but also kid and pet friendly. So even your furry friends can enjoy delicious vegan...

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Black Rock Coffee opens with free coffee to give to customers
May10

Black Rock Coffee opens with free coffee to give to customers

Black Rock Coffee opened up their second California location located in Vista on East Vista Way on April 12th. That day Black Rock was welcomed into Vista with swarms of people on opening day ready to get there free drink. From 5am till when they closed at 9pm, they had a steady line at their walk-up window and their drive through window. Black Rock celebrated their opening week at their new location with a bunch of free goodies...

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A sweet treat is hidden in the middle of San Marcos
Apr18

A sweet treat is hidden in the middle of San Marcos

Story by Raisa Mursalin On Saturday, April 13, Macchiato, a coffee and dessert shop located at 727 W San Marcos Blvd #108 had their grand opening. The event attracted many customers leading to a line that stretched out of the door. Customers were given special deals such as: buy one drink, get one half off, or get the second drink free. Emily, current employee, stated that the turnout was good, and the event attracted more people than...

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Satisfy your fantasy of becoming a viking at The Twisted Horn
Apr18

Satisfy your fantasy of becoming a viking at The Twisted Horn

Upon gaining entrance to The Twisted Horn mead & cider, one enters into another world and satisfies the fantasy of becoming a Viking. On Mar 23 2019 the Twisted Horn celebrated their two-year anniversary of business. The celebration is consistent with the décor and vibe of ‘Viking.’ They had live music, mead served in horns, customers dressed in full Viking gear, and a cheery vibe reminiscent of the stories of Valhalla....

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